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"The Situation" Opens Up on Rehab Stint

By Valerie Tejeda

The Jersey Shore star says he's now "in a good place" after struggling with a painkiller addiction. MORE  

ER "Toothache" Pain 'Scripts Surge

By McCarton Ackerman

Too many patients and too little time give ER doctors trouble deciding who needs meds and who just wants them. MORE  

Rehab Doc: Rx Painkillers Make More Pain

By Hunter R. Slaton

Opioids may cause more problems than they solve, feeding into a vicious cycle of trauma, pain and addiction. MORE  

The Real Judge Dredd

By Anna David

An addicted judge had sex with graduates from his drug court, who supplied him with pills. Now his cases are being overturned, costing taxpayers millions. MORE  

Sienna Miller Slams "Medicated" LA

By McCarton Ackerman

The British actress claims that "everyone" in LA is taking addictive drugs like Vicodin. MORE  

Video: Long Island Pharmacy Turns Itself Into Fortress

By McCarton Ackerman

Pharmacists resort to guns, cameras and bullet-proof glass to ward off a rash of painkiller robberies. MORE  

Managing Chronic Pain in Sobriety

By Amy Dresner

As a sober addict prescribed Oxycodone, comedian Amy Dresner was careful to follow doctor's orders. Then her disease kicked in. MORE  

New Law May Crush Online Pharmacies

By Luke Walker

Backers claim the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act will protect communities from prescription drug abuse. Do you agree? MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Drunk Santas Attack America, DUI proves deadlier than 'distracted driving' and Arizona's Heroin Industry Booms. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Rick Perry Insists He Was Sober During Strange Speech, Studies show that Fatty Foods Can be as Addictive as Cocaine, and Kiss Guitarist calls Gene Simmons a Sex Addict. MORE  

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Mortality Rates for Anorexia Remain Unchanged in 2014

Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa remain a potent, but silent killer for young women.

1:00pm
Vietnam Officials Slam 'Failure' Of Community-Based Drug Treatment

Despite offering a cheap way for addicts to get clean, Vietnam's first community-based treatment center has seen most of its patients drop out.

10:30am
Drew Bees Drug Tested Twice After Boasts Of Physical Prowess

The New Orleans Saints quarterback was 'randomly' selected for a drug test after claiming he could play till he was 45.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

Scott Disick swears off booze for Kourtney Kardashian, dozens arrested for drunk incidents at Keith Urban concert, and Chicago alderman arrested for DUI.

7:00am
Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

7/28/14 7:30pm

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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